Category: Family

When kids have wedding jitters

When kids have wedding jitters {Heather's Handmade Life}

Our whole family was thrilled when my sister got engaged last August. She asked me to be her matron of honour — yay! — and she wanted our eight-year-old son — her only nephew — to be the ring bearer. He immediately declined, explaining,… Continue Reading “When kids have wedding jitters”

Riding in cars (with swears)

One of the nicest things about living in small-town Nova Scotia is that it takes us less than five minutes to drive just about anywhere we need to go. The only “traffic” is twice a day at a handful of especially-busy intersections where you… Continue Reading “Riding in cars (with swears)”

The family that bowls together

The family that bowls together {Heather's Handmade Life}

It’s rare for our family to have a day on the weekend when all four of us are totally free. My husband works most Saturdays and Sundays, so I often feel guilty that our weekends aren’t packed with the cozy family togetherness I see… Continue Reading “The family that bowls together”

What we learned in “summer school”

Our kids’ summer course load? Physics, geography, biology, social sciences, culinary arts and more!

Sweet treats and spoiling

I’m years away from having grandchildren of my own — at least 15 years, minimum, and even that would give me a heart attack. But somehow, the other day, I was chatting with my four-year-old daughter about her someday-children. Specifically, how I must act… Continue Reading “Sweet treats and spoiling”